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is now available to supplement state and local recovery efforts from hurricane sandy. assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of sandy. >> nearly 200 firefighters battled a massive six alarm fire that destroyed at least 80 homes in queens. the fire swept through the flooded neighborhood of breezy point right on the coast. strong winds fanned the flames causing them to jump from building to building. firefighters used small boats and waded through waist deep water to get to the fire. three minor injuries have been reported. >> all mass transit in the area remains shut down as well as the three major airports although jfk is expected to reopen today. rescuers brought hundreds of people to safety including some trapped on the roofs of their homes. >> what i expect to see is a devastated jersey shore. we have 2.4 million households without power. >> gov. christie says state officials are working on a contingency plan for n
damage left behind by super storm sandy. >> rescue efforts are still under way to save those stranded by a powerful storm surges. sandy is blamed for as many as 40 deaths in the united states. the cost of property damage and lost business is an estimated $20 billion. andrew cuomo just announced that limited commuter rail service will begin this afternoon in parts of new york and long island and said partial service will resume tomorrow in a few sections of the city's subway system carried he toured the sublease also. the governor also toward ground 0 which now has structural concerns due to severe flooding. several feet of standing water makes runways and ramps look more like a leak of an airport. it is not clear whether flooding caused damage inside the airport facility. jfk and newark international are open today but with limited service. questions are being raised about why a hospital was not evacuated before sandy hit. patients had to be evacuated to another hospital in the middle of the night. a nurse told the huffington post there was little information given by hospital admin
. hurricane sandy is now blamed for at least 76 deaths in the united states, two in canada, and 67 in the caribbea, bringing the total to 145. it isn't known exactly how many people remain unaccounted for in the aftermath of the storm. there are numerous reports in new york, new jersey and elsewhere of ongoing search efforts for people reportedly swept away or missing. two young boys. aged two and four were swept from their mother's arms by a storm surge on staten island. ten thousand army air and national guard troops have been put on duty in 13 states. people left with waterlogged homes and damaged businesses across the eastern seaboard say they're getting through, day by day. more than 700 patients had to be evacuated from new york's belleview hospital after sandy knocked out the hospital's power.. and flooding wiped out basement fuel pumps that power its generators. national guard troops carried some patients down more than a dozen flights of stairs to get them out. president obama and new jersey governor chris christie toured damaged areas of new jersey yesterday. the two put
caution on chicago's lakefront because of hurricane sandy. it could with up waves higher than double decker buses. 20 ft. waves are expected this evening and 33 ft. waves are expected tomorrow. >> president obama is canceling his appearance at a campaign event in ohio with former president bill clinton. he also canceled an event in virginia. >> michelle obama got out of washington a day early and spent the night here in chicago. she will fly to iowa for a couple campaign appearances and then get back to chicago where she will wait out the storm. she has canceled an appearance tomorrow in new hampshire. >> mitt romney cancelled events in virginia and new hampshire and is moving his campaign and land. inland. both campaigners are urging supporters to donate to storm charities. >> hms bounty was in distress about 90 mi. southeast of north carolina. the captain gave the order to abandon ship at a coast and the coast guard helicopter was sent to rescue crew members from lifeboats. two members of the cruel are still missing. this is a photo of the hms bounty known for the mutiny that t
. and the frustration continues to grow. in the aftermath of sandy. across 15 states and the district of columbia, 3-point-3 million customers remain without power. staten island was one of the hardest hit areas. at one point, a woman screamed at reporters that in the last 48 hours, all she had eaten was a slice of pizza. she told senatore chuck schumer "we are going to die. help arrived last night- when ten red cross trucks showed up with food, water and medicine. the super storm also dumped three feet of snow in west virginia and maryland. the national weather service says a nor-easter is predicted from the mid-atlantic states to new england. neighbors of the two children brutally murdered in naperville are coming together to mourn their deaths. at the same time police officers on the scene may need counseling to deal with what they saw. judy wang is live in naperville with details. judy? >> walked into a scene unimaginable horror. they saw blood in the hallway. in addition to what the officer saw some of them have a connection to the girl that was killed. the five world got lost on her first day
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